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Entries from October 25th, 2007

Elks honor husband/wife team

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments · Community

Husband and wife Don and Pat Chovanec have been named September’s Elks of the Month. Initiated into the Bellflower-Long beach Lodge No. 888 B.P.O. Elks in 2006, Don and Pat have become the people that will do most anything asked of them.

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Rancho Los Alamitos to host children’s fall Harvest Festival with ‘big top’ attractions

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments · Community, Special Section

Children of all ages are asked to “step right up” to the annual Children’s Fall Harvest Festival at Rancho Los Alamitos on Sunday, Oct. 28. This year’s carnival theme will include live entertainment, sideshows, games and crafts that are free to the public.

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Carnival gives away one ton of free treats

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments · Community, Special Section

Grace Brethren Church of Long Beach will host its 12th annual Community Carnival Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 3601 Linden Avenue in Long Beach. The event will take place in the church’s three-acre parking lot.

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Treats can be tricky: ASPCA offers Halloween safety tips for pet owners

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments · Special Section

The arrival of Halloween brings fun parties, trick-or-treaters and lots of candy. However, this holiday can be potentially hazardous to pets. The ASPCA offers these helpful hints to help keep pets healthy and safe during Halloween:

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Almost half a century later, Cal Jewelry still shines

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments · Business, Community

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer When a retired jeweler urges all of his customers to go to a store that used to be his competition, you have to stand up and take notice. That’s what has happened in Long Beach recently, when Star Jewelers closed their doors. The store’s former owner, Steve Hastings, is encouraging […]

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